In Other Words: Praying the Lord’s Prayer

In Other Words: Praying the Lord’s Prayer

In Other Words: Praying the Lord’s Prayer.

Versions and Paraphrases of the Lord’s Prayer for alternate use.

1. Our Father, who is in heaven, hallowed be your Name.

Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread;

and forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

For yours is the kingdom, the power and the glory. Amen.

(NIV, Matt. 6:9-13).

2. Our Father Abba, who lives in heaven, may your Name be honored everywhere by everyone.

May you reign as King here on earth exactly as you rule in your heavens.

Provide what is needed this day to remain your living sacrifices.

Forgive us our offenses, as we learn how to forgive those who offend us.

Protect us from temptation, and deliver us from the Evil One.

For you are the King of all creation, powerful and glorious, for all eternity. Amen. (Steve Larson)

3. Our Father, dwelling in the heavenly realms, may the glory of your Name be the center on which our lives turn.

Come and begin your kingdom reign, and cause your every purpose to be fulfilled on earth, just as it is fulfilled in heaven.

Give us today our continual bread.

Forgive us the wrongs we have done, as we ourselves release forgiveness to those who have wronged us.

Do not let us be put into the ordeal of testing, and set us free from the Evil One.

For you are the King who rules with power and glory forever. Amen.

(the Passion Translation).

4. Our dear heavenly Father, may we keep your Name holy and precious in our hearts and minds.

We invite you to be our King here and now.

Strengthen us to obey your wishes on earth, just as the angels obey your desires in heaven, with gladness and singleness of heart.

We ask for heavenly manna and earthly bread, all that is required this day to serve you.

Forgive us when we sin against you, Lord, and help us to forgive others from the heart when they hurt or wrong us.

Keep us from tempting situations, protecting us against the wiles of the devil.

For you are the powerful and glorious King, now and forever. Amen.

(Steve Larson).

5. Our Father in heaven, reveal who you are.

Set the world right. Do what’s best – as above, so below.

Keep us alive with three square meals.

Keep us forgiven with you and forgiving others.

Keep us safe from ourselves and the Devil.

You’re in charge! You can do anything you want!

You’re ablaze in beauty!

Yes. Yes. Yes.

(the Message).

6. Our holy Papa in heaven, may your great Name be glorified among all people.

Set your kingly throne on earth and in our hearts, so that we have the privilege of obeying you here as your servants do in heaven.

Sustain us daily from your storehouse of mercies.

If we sin today, please forgive us. Enable us to be as forgiving with others as you are with us.

Help us conquer the difficult temptations of daily life, living in your victory over Satan.

For you are the true King, full of power and glory forever and ever. Amen.

(Steve Larson).

7. Our glorious Father in heaven, honored be your Name.

May your kingdom come and your will be done, here on earth as it is done in heaven.

Give us today the pilgrim’s bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who have trespassed against us.

Lead us away from temptation, and rescue us from evil.

For yours is the kingdom, and the power and the glory. Now and forever. Amen.

(Steve Larson).